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Original Architectural Designs chiefly Memorial and Monumental by Samuel Huggins, Architect

  • Object:

    Architectural design

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1873 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Huggins, Samuel (Mr.), born 1811 - died 1885 (architect)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Water-colour, pen and ink on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case CUP, shelf 5, box A

Physical description

Design for classical style building, on paper, mounted to page of volume

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


1873 (made)


Huggins, Samuel (Mr.), born 1811 - died 1885 (architect)

Materials and Techniques

Water-colour, pen and ink on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Des. & Drawn by S. Huggins.'
Bottom left, pen and ink

'To show that classic Portico will harmonize with windows, if windows} / are classically treated - ie have classic dressings'
Bottom right; pen and ink

'The extreme piers a a / should be wider'
Top left; pen and ink

Left centre, to the left of far left hand window; pen and ink

Centre, to the left of portico at centre of design; pen and ink

'window in / loggia'
Between pillars on the right side of design; pen and ink


Height: 13.5 cm design, maximum, Width: 24.9 cm design, maximum, Height: 32 cm page, Width: 25.7 cm page

Descriptive line

One of 97 designs from an album of architectural drawings by Samuel Huggins, 1873


Pen and ink


Architectural drawing

Subjects depicted

Porticos; Buildings; Windows; Architecture; Architectural drawings


Architecture; Monuments; Designs; Drawings

Production Type



Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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